Our Benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme.
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About the role

We are looking for a Energy Business Development Manager to work on community renewable energy projects initially for a 3 year contract but with possibility to extend.

The role is full time, 37 hours a week,  Salary £41,045-£44,062 (plus 2023 pay award)

Cambridgeshire County Council declared a Climate Emergency in 2019 and has since set itself ambitious carbon reduction targets as part of its Climate Change and Environment Strategy. It is delivering a wide range of energy investment and community energy projects including a first of its kind Community Heat Network into the village of Swaffham Prior in East Cambridgeshire. This project is a retrofit at a village scale, decarbonising the heating and hot water for homes connected to the network. We are looking to recruit an ambitious, energetic and committed Energy Business Development Manager with commercial sales and marketing experience to work with us on the community heat project and other energy projects as needed.

You will be responsible for identifying opportunities for the commercialisation of energy projects. This role will require someone who has knowledge and experience in stakeholder engagement, business development, customer services and communications, along with business acumen to make the most of council assets.  


About you

You must enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, thrive on making things happen, and be highly organised. You will be solutions focused, have a ‘can do’ approach, enjoy a challenge  and have strong communication skills.

Collaboration and team working are important and you must enjoy problem solving with all stakeholders.

You will be keen to build new skills, keep learning and share knowledge and best practice to help tackle climate change. 

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities.

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion. 


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